Controlled Products Regulations (SOR/88-66)

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Controlled Products Regulations

SOR/88-66

HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS ACT

Registration 1987-12-31

Regulations Respecting Controlled Products

P.C. 1987-2721 1987-12-31

Whereas the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs has consulted with the government of each province and with such organizations representative of workers, organizations representative of employers and organizations representative of suppliers as the Minister deemed appropriate.

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, pursuant to subsection 11(2)Footnote *, sections 13Footnote * and 14Footnote * and subsection 15(1)Footnote * of the Hazardous Products Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting controlled products, effective October 31, 1988.

SHORT TITLE

 These Regulations may be cited as the Controlled Products Regulations.

INTERPRETATION

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    “Act”

    “Act” means the Hazardous Products Act; (Loi)

    “CAS registry number”

    “CAS registry number” means the identification number assigned to a chemical substance by the Chemical Abstracts Service Division of the American Chemical Society; (numéro d’enregistrement CAS)

    “complex mixture”

    “complex mixture” means a mixture that is a combination of many chemicals, has a commonly known generic name and is

    • (a) naturally occurring,

    • (b) a fraction of a naturally-occurring mixture that results from a separation process, or

    • (c) a modification of a naturally-occurring mixture or a modification of a fraction of a naturally-occurring mixture that results from a chemical modification process; (mélange complexe)

    “hazard information”

    “hazard information” means information on the proper and safe storage, handling and use of a controlled product and includes information relating to its toxicological properties; (renseignements sur les dangers)

    “LC50

    “LC50 means the concentration of a substance in air that, when administered by means of inhalation over a specified length of time in an animal assay, is expected to cause the death of 50 per cent of a defined animal population; (CL50)

    “LD50

    “LD50 means the single dose of a substance that, when administered by a defined route in an animal assay, is expected to cause the death of 50 per cent of a defined animal population; (DL50)

    “laboratory sample”

    “laboratory sample” means, in respect of a controlled product, a sample of the controlled product that is intended solely to be tested in a laboratory but does not include a controlled product that is to be used

    • (a) by the laboratory for testing other products, materials or substances, or

    • (b) for educational or demonstration purposes; (échantillon pour laboratoire)

    “mixture”

    “mixture” means a combination of two or more products, materials or substances that do not undergo a chemical change as a result of interaction between them; (mélange)

    “nurse”

    “nurse” means a registered nurse registered or licensed under the laws of a province; (infirmier ou infirmière)

    “product identification number”

    “product identification number” means the number and letters, if any, specified in Column II of an item of List II in Schedule II to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations that correspond to the product specified in Column I of an item of that List; (numéro d’identification du produit)

    “product identifier”

    “product identifier” means, in respect of a controlled product, the brand name, code name or code number specified by a supplier or the chemical name, common name, generic name or trade name; (identificateur du produit)

    “research and development”

    “research and development” means systematic investigation or search carried out in a field of science or technology by means of experiment or analysis, other than investigation or search in respect of market research, sales promotion, quality control or routine testing of controlled products, and includes

    • (a) applied research, namely, work undertaken for the advancement of scientific knowledge with a specific practical application in view, and

    • (b) development, namely, use of the results of applied research for the purpose of creating new, or improving existing, processes or controlled products; (recherche et développement)

    “risk phrase”

    “risk phrase” means, in respect of a controlled product or a class, division or subdivision of controlled products, a statement identifying a hazard that may arise from the nature of the controlled product or the class, division or subdivision of controlled products; (mention de risque)

    “supplier identifier”

    “supplier identifier” means, in respect of a controlled product, the name of the supplier of the controlled product. (identificateur du fournisseur)

  • (2) For the purposes of Part II of the Act,

    “bulk shipment”

    “bulk shipment” means a shipment of a controlled product that is contained, without intermediate containment or intermediate packaging, in

    • (a) a vessel with a water capacity of more than 454 litres,

    • (b) a freight container, a road vehicle, a railway vehicle, a portable tank, a freight container carried on a road vehicle, railway vehicle, ship or aircraft, or a portable tank carried on a road vehicle, railway vehicle, ship or aircraft,

    • (c) the hold of a ship, or

    • (d) a pipeline; (expédition en vrac)

    “hazardous waste”

    “hazardous waste” means a controlled product that is intended for disposal or is sold for recycling or recovery; (résidu dangereux)

    “work place”

    “work place” means a place where a person works for remuneration. (lieu de travail)

  • SOR/97-543, s. 13(E).